Community Alcohol and Drugs Service (CADS) Birr

Community Alcohol and Drugs Service (CADS) Birr


  • Methadone Maintenance Programme including Urinalysis (assessment, viral screening and vaccination, weight monitoring, advice, dual diagnosis management, Detoxification, harm reduction, relapse prevention) Provided in CADS Treatment Centre, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
  • GP Liaison Services - transition from Treatment Centre to the Shared Care Programme with the Community GPs
  • Alternative Therapy provided in CADS Treatment Centre, Portlaoise
  • Counselling (incl. assessment, counselling for drug, alcohol & gambling, family/concerned persons, early intervention, 1-1 counselling, dual diagnosis, CBT, relapse prevention etc)
  • Case Conferences
  • Out Patient Community Detox for Benzodiazepines and/or Methadone
  • Referrals to other Statutory, Voluntary and Community services as deemed appropriate
  • Satellite Counselling clinics are provided in Rathdowney and Portarlington upon request


Midland Regional Hospital
Arden Road
Co Offaly



057 9315801



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